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Remember When: a community review
April 2, 2003
10 years ago: March 31, 1992
Their three sons
Tonganoxie couple try to keep track of sons in Navy
April 2, 2003
Diane McWilliams spends any spare time she has with eyes glued to a television or fingers striking keys on a computer keyboard.
School options estimate bond issue costs
April 2, 2003
Finally, they’re talking dollars.
Tie a yellow ribbon
Tonganoxie shows support for members of military
April 2, 2003
It is a cloudy wind-driven Friday morning in Tonganoxie.
Taylor elected mayor
April 2, 2003
Political newcomer Dave Taylor was elected Tuesday as Tonganoxie’s new mayor, over former mayor Herb Robbins.
Freshman numbers excite golf coach in second year
April 2, 2003
Tonganoxie High is settling in for Round 2.
New batch of Chieftain seniors faces hefty softball schedule
April 2, 2003
The Tonganoxie High softball team was two runs away from a second-place finish in the perennially difficult Kaw Valley League last year.
Expectations high again for THS track
April 2, 2003
It might be a tall order for Tonganoxie to duplicate last year’s girls track season.
New man behind the wheel
Fomer umpire Randall seeks improved program
April 2, 2003
Ask coaches about the previous season and they tend to focus only on the present.
Longtime Leavenworth County ag expert rounds out career
April 2, 2003
During the past 16 years, Sy Nyhart has become synonymous with Leavenworth County Extension Service.
Officials encourage fans to follow parking rules
April 2, 2003
Parking has become a problem at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.
Lawrence elementary teacher delivers early-morning message
April 2, 2003
A physical education teacher from Lawrence delivered an inspirational message early last Wednesday morning during the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast.
Letter: Thanks to teenagers
April 2, 2003
I never realized how inconsiderate our society has become until my grandmother had to start using a wheelchair to get around. It is very frustrating to see obviously healthy people park in the handicapped parking to save a few seconds going into the grocery store. Or when people watch you struggling to get through a door and do nothing to help.
Ribbons signify positive thoughts
April 2, 2003
The yellow ribbons can’t mend war’s strife.
Publisher’s Notebook
April 2, 2003
It was one of those ideas I wasn’t sure was going to fly.
Powder company’s plans for move still on target
April 2, 2003
Principals of a Johnson County firm that plans to move its distribution center to a site east of Tonganoxie soon will meet with an architect.
Obituary: John D. Shirley
April 2, 2003
Services for John D. Shirley, 73, Oberlin, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2003, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oberlin, with the Rev. Matthew Vazhappily officiating. Burial will be in Oberlin Cemetery.
Obituary: Elton “Hoover” E. Phillips
April 2, 2003
Services for Elton “Hoover” E. Phillips, 69, Basehor, were Saturday, March 29, 2003, at Landmark Baptist Church, Bonner Springs. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan.
Obituary: Damon C. Peterson
April 2, 2003
Graveside services for Damon C. Peterson, 33, Tonganoxie, were Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at Eagle Cemetery, Tonganoxie.
Obituary: Harvey R. Herrstrom
April 2, 2003
Services for Harvey R. Herrstrom, 76, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. today, April 2, 2003, at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery.
Obituary: Harry Thomas Fincher
April 2, 2003
Private services were planned for Harry Thomas Fincher, 88, Vacaville, Calif., who died Sunday, March 23, 2003, in Visalia, Calif. Burial was in Vacaville, Calif.